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This thread will helps us to gain knowledge about the various facts and as well will be interesting to discuss about it. Lets post some of the facts you are aware about and I am sure for many of us it would be surprising to know all such things.

IceCream actually makes your body warmer due to it fat content.

Music with a strong beat can stimulate brain waves which improve concentration, even after you've stopped listening.

Research finds that kids who enjoy family meals have larger vocabularies, better manners, healthier diets, and higher self-esteem.

Albert Einstein didn’t speak in full sentences until the age of 9.
 
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Picasso burned most of his early work to keep his apartment warm because he was poor.

Singing in the shower helps boost your immunity, lower your blood pressure, reduce stress, and improve your mood. (So we know now why many of us might be bathroom singers :p)

In Brooklyn, New York, you can rent a mom for $40. She listens to you, gives you advice, cooks, and helps with chores.
 
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Sometimes you have to forget whats gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what's coming next.

Just 20 minutes of exercise three days a week will increase your happiness by around 10 to 20%.

29 days after the Titanic sank, a movie about it was released. It featured an actress who was actually on the Titanic and survived.

Eating 3 or 4 Marshmallows helps get rid of a sore throat.
 
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Surprising but true: Tequila can be turned into diamonds.

Without your little finger, you would lose 50% of your hand strength.

Bob Marley's last words were 'Money can't buy life'.

1 billion seconds = 32 years.
 
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If you ate a polar bear's liver, you would die. Humans can’t handle that much vitamin A at once.

Pepsi got its name from pepsin, a digestive enzyme.

There’s a light in a woman’s eyes that speaks louder than words. - Arthur Conan Doyle

Napping for just 6 minutes can help improve your memory. (So we know importance of Power Nap)
 
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Amazon ships bubble wrap in bubble wrap.

Purple is known as a ‘royal' color because it was the hardest dye to extract—it came from sea snails, so only the royalty could afford it.

Giraffes spend about 80 percent of their day eating.

Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase that literally translates to "There are no worries."
 
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The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters, 4,224 pages and 1,090,739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.

Some people have a "natural alarm clock" allowing them to awake when they want. This is actually caused by a natural stress hormone.

Hugging and or holding hands with the person you love has been proven to reduce stress almost instantly.
 
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If you drank 42 cups of coffee in one sitting, the caffeine overdose would kill you.

Deja Reve - Experiencing something in reality that you've dreamed about in the past. A phenomenon similar to Deja Vu.

The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

The more attracted you are to a person, the easier it is for them to make you laugh.
 
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The longest English word without a true vowel is "rhythm."

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar made so much money, he spent over $2,500 every month just on rubber bands to bundle up his stacks of cash.

1.3 million Earths could fit into the sun.

Billions of years from now, Earth will have a 30-hour day, due to the interplay of gravity between Earth and moon.
 
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Lamborghini cars were invented when the Lamborghini tractor company was insulted by the creator of Ferrari.

Cuddling with loved ones releases oxytocin, a hormone which reduces stress and prevents nausea and headaches.

China has 350 million smokers - meaning the Chinese smoking population is higher than the entire population of the United States.

On average, you'll have 3000 thoughts every day.
 
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Studies show that by eating a big breakfast, you won’t feel as hungry the rest of the day, which can lead to more nutritional food choices.

Smiling, even in a bad mood, can immediately improve your mood because these muscles are enough to trigger happy chemicals in the brain.

More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

Tip: If you ever want to call a family meeting, just turn off the WiFi router and wait in the room in which its located ;)
 
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